The future of industry – Made in Germany
Industrie 4.0 from A to Z
Roadmap for the digital transformation
Six working groups stand for the technical and content-related results of the platform.
Shaping change together
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The Plattform Industrie 4.0 is Germany’s central network for driving forward digitalization in manufacturing. Its goal is to understand trends, connect people and offer support. Sound like something for you? Have fun learning more!
What is Industrie 4.0?
Industrie 4.0 refers to the intelligent networking of machines and processes for industry with the help of information and communication technology.
The online library contains all the work of the working groups of the platform, but also strategy papers of the Federal Government and studies of our partners.
The platform’s working groups
The heart of Plattform Industrie 4.0 is its six working groups, which are constantly developing recommendations and solutions for practical use.
German-Chinese experts from politics, business and science on 24.05.2019 in Changsha, China
© Sino-German Industrie 4.0 Project, GIZ
Sino-German Cooperation on Industrie 4.0: Industry and Academia Experts present initial results
„Vernetzt“ (networked) – the newly started cross-cutting project. It shows how existing approaches fit together.
© Plattform Industrie 4.0 / Reitz
Plattform Industrie 4.0 launching the Networked Asset Administration Shell project
Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister of Education and Research Anja Karliczek and Dr. Frank Melzer, Head of Product and Technology Management, Festo AG & Co. KG and head of the steering committee of Plattform Industrie 4.0 with members of the management, working group leaders and the steering committee of Plattform Industrie 4.0 at the Leaders' Dialogue at Hannover Messe 2019
© Plattform Industrie 4.0/Reitz
02/04/2019 Press release
Plattform Industrie 4.0 presents 2030 vision for shaping digital ecosystems globally
Henning Banthien (Plattform Industrie 4.0 Secretary General, l.) and Dr. Richard Mark Soley (Executive Director of the Industrial Internet Consortium) at the Plattform Industrie 4.0 Hannover Messe booth, 1.4.2019
© Plattform Industrie 4.0
01/04/2019 Press Release
Plattform Industrie 4.0 and Industrial Internet Consortium Deepen Collaboration
Minister Karliczek speaking at the Leaders' Dialogue at Hannover Messe 2018
Leaders‘ Dialogue of the Plattform Industrie 4.0 - Vision 2030 for Industrie 4.0 with Federal Minister Altmaier, Federal Minister Karliczek and representatives of company management boards
2030 vision for industrie 4.0
2030 Vision for Industrie 4.0
Publication: Ambidexterity: Product Development in the NEW
PDF, 563 KB
Publication: Details of the Administration Shell - from idea to implementation [UPDATE]
Publication: Blockchain and the Law in the Context of Industrie 4.0
PDF, 2 MB
Publication: Progress Report 2019
Shaping Industrie 4.0. Autonomous, interoperable and sustainable.
PDF, 6 MB
Publication: Graphic of the 2030 Vision for Industrie 4.0
PDF, 7 MB
Publication: Technology Scenario ‘Artificial Intelligence in Industrie 4.0’
PDF, 1 MB
Gambro Dialysatoren GmbH
Smart Data Management improves manufacturing efficiency
BlueRain Software GmbH & Co. KG
ID4i – unique IDs for single workpieces
Industry 4.0 Retrofit
Make your smart product valuable!
Industrial Smart Hub CONNECT
Schnellecke Group AG & Co. KG
Implementation of SAP Cloud Platform and IoT Pilot
ESTA Apparatebau GmbH & Co. KG
Pfizer Manufacturing Deutschland GmbH
Continuous Mixing Technology
Smart Press Shop
Greif-Velox Maschinenfabrik GmbH
Intelligent and networked product handling for Smart Factories